Jobs at Goldsmiths

Jobs at Goldsmiths

Counsellor

Department
Student Support Services
Vacancy Type
Fixed-Term
Contract Length
12 weeks
Full-Time/Part-Time
Full Time
Salary
39,306.20 - 43,783.32
Contact Details
Michael Bryant - Michael.Bryant@gold.ac.uk
Actual Hours
35
FTE
1.0
Posted Date
08/01/2021
Closing Date
24/01/2021
Ref No
9065
Documents

We are seeking an experienced Counsellor/Psychotherapist to join Goldsmiths Counselling Service, on a temporary basis (12 weeks). The position is offered full-time but we also welcome part-time applications (please indicate the number of days a week you would be available if applying as a part-time candidate). 

The role holder will work as part of a multidisciplinary team within Student Support Services, to promote students’ physical, mental, emotional and spiritual wellbeing.  

The role holder requires significant experience of providing mental health support to student through a variety of mechanisms including time limited individual counselling, single session and group support.   

The successful candidate will have considerable clinical experience, ideally in a Higher Education Institutional context. They will also be able to demonstrate a strong track record of working safely and effectively with high risk students, as well as experience of networking, liaising and using referral processes, both internally and within the wider context of NHS services and other statutory and voluntary agencies. 

The role requires enthusiasm, energy and drive to provide services which contribute to a high-quality student experience across the Student Experience Directorate. The role holder must also have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong positive and collaborative working relationships with a range of colleagues and partners. 

You must be able to demonstrate an understanding of, and empathy for the needs of a unique, diverse and international student community, including experience of having worked with students from BAME backgrounds. 

Goldsmiths is committed to advancing equality and celebrating diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) applicants as this group is currently under-represented at this level in this area.